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Movies Directed By John Huston

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List of all movies directed by John Huston, listed alphabetically. These popular films directed by John Huston include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by John Huston, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From John Huston's studio films to John Huston's independent films, this John Huston filmography includes movies from all genres.

The Unforgiven and The Man Who Would Be King are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

Almost all John Huston director credits are included. If you’re wondering, “What movies did John Huston direct?” or “What is the best John Huston movie?” then this list will answer your questions.

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    The Colors of War: Pacific

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    The Dead

    Anjelica Huston, Colm Meaney

    Released1987

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Dead is a 1987 film directed by John Huston, starring his daughter Anjelica Huston. The Dead was the last film that Huston directed, and it was released posthumously. According to Pauline Kael,...  more
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    The Kremlin Letter

    Orson Welles, Max von Sydow

    Released1970

    Released1970

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Kremlin Letter is an American spy film directed by John Huston, starring Richard Boone, Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Patrick O'Neal and George Sanders. It was released in February...  more

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    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

    Paul Newman, Ava Gardner

    Released1972

    Released1972

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean is a 1972 American western film written by John Milius, directed by John Huston, and starring Paul Newman. It was loosely based on the real-life, self-appointed...  more

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    The List of Adrian Messenger

    Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas

    Released1963

    Released1963

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The List of Adrian Messenger is a 1963 black and white crime thriller about a retired British intelligence officer investigating a series of apparently unrelated deaths. It was directed by John...  more
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    The Mackintosh Man

    Paul Newman, Harry Andrews

    Released1973

    Released1973

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Mackintosh Man is a 1973 British-American cold war spy thriller film, directed by John Huston and starring Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda and James Mason....  more
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    The Maltese Falcon

    Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

    Released1941

    Released1941

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Maltese Falcon is a 1941 Warner Bros. film noir based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. Directed by John Huston, the film stars Humphrey Bogart as private investigator Sam Spade...  more

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    The Man Who Would Be King

    Sean Connery, Michael Caine

    Released1975

    Released1975

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Man Who Would Be King is a 1975 film adapted from the Rudyard Kipling short story of the same title. It was adapted and directed by John Huston and starred Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Saeed...  more

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    The Misfits

    Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable

    Released1961

    Released1961

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Misfits is a 1961 American drama film with a screenplay by Arthur Miller which was directed by John Huston. It stars Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach and...  more

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    The Night of the Iguana

    Ava Gardner, Richard Burton

    Released1964

    Released1964

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Night of the Iguana is a 1964 film based on the 1961 play of the same name written by Tennessee Williams. Directed by John Huston, it featured Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, and Deborah Kerr. The...  more
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    The Red Badge of Courage

    Audie Murphy, James Whitmore

    Released1951

    Released1951

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Red Badge of Courage is a 1951 war film made by MGM. Directed by John Huston, it was produced by Gottfried Reinhardt with Dore Schary as executive producer. The screenplay is by John Huston,...  more

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    The Roots of Heaven

    Errol Flynn, Trevor Howard

    Released1958

    Released1958

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Roots of Heaven is a 1958 American adventure film in CinemaScope and DeLuxe Color made by 20th Century Fox, directed by John Huston and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. The screenplay by Romain Gary...  more
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    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston

    Released1948

    Released1948

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is an American dramatic adventurous neo-western written and directed by John Huston. It is a feature film adaptation of B. Traven's 1927 novel of the same name, about...  more

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    The Unforgiven

    Audrey Hepburn, Burt Lancaster

    Released1960

    Released1960

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Unforgiven is a 1960 American western film filmed in Durango, Mexico. It was directed by John Huston and stars Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, Charles Bickford and Lillian Gish. The...  more

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    Tunisian Victory

    Burgess Meredith, Bernard Miles

    Released1944

    Released1944

    Directed byHugh Stewart, Frank Capra, John Huston

    Directed byHugh Stewart, Frank Capra, John Huston

    Tunisian Victory is an Anglo-American propaganda film about the victories in the North Africa Campaign. The film follows both armies from the planning of Operation Torch / Operation Acrobat to the...  more
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    Under the Volcano

    Jacqueline Bissett, Albert Finney

    Released1984

    Released1984

    Directed byDanny Huston, John Huston

    Directed byDanny Huston, John Huston

    Under the Volcano is a 1984 film directed in Mexico by John Huston written by Guy Gallo with Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews and Katy Jurado heading the cast. The film received...  more
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    We Were Strangers

    Jennifer Jones, John Garfield

    Released1949

    Released1949

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    We Were Strangers is a 1949 adventure–drama film directed by John Huston and starring Jennifer Jones and John Garfield. The film, set in 1933, concerns a group of revolutionaries attempting to...  more
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    Winning Your Wings

    James Stewart, Peter Graves

    Released1942

    Released1942

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Winning Your Wings is a 1942 Allied propaganda film of World War II produced by Warner Bros. Studios for the US Army Air Forces, starring Jimmy Stewart. It was aimed at young men who were thinking...  more
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    Wise Blood

    John Huston, Ned Beatty

    Released1979

    Released1979

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Wise Blood is an American 1979 drama film directed by John Huston and based on the 1952 novel Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor. It was filmed mostly in and around Macon, Georgia, near O'Connor's home...  more